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There are 9 ways to get from Cochabamba to La Serena by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Cochabamba  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Cochabamba (CBB) to La Serena (LSC) CBB - LSC

$345 - $1,405

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Bus #2  •  32h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Antofagasta Cochabamba
  2. Take the bus from Antofagasta to La Serena Calama / ...

$59 - $101

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Bus to La Paz, fly  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to La Serena (LSC) LPB - LSC

$400 - $1,621

Bus to Arica, fly  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Arica
  2. Fly from Arica (ARI) to La Serena (LSC) ARI - LSC

$167 - $487

Bus to Santa Cruz, fly  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
  2. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to La Serena (LSC) VVI - LSC

$346 - $1,406

Bus  •  28h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Iquique Iquique / ...
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Rodoviario de Iquique to Ter. Buses La Serena Iquique: La Serena / ...

$70 - $120

Bus via Iquique  •  28h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Iquique Iquique / ...
  2. Take the bus from Iquique to La Serena

$70 - $100

Bus via Colchane  •  30h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Colchane
  2. Take the bus from Colchane to Iquique
  3. Take the bus from Iquique - Esmeralda to La Serena

Drive  •  25h 26m

  1. Drive from Cochabamba to La Serena 1240.6 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Cochabamba to La Serena is to bus which costs $55 - $110 and takes 32h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Cochabamba to La Serena is to fly which costs $340 - $1,500 and takes 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cochabamba to La Serena. However, there are services departing from Cochabamba and arriving at Ter. Buses La Serena via Terminal Rodoviario de Iquique. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 9m.

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The distance between Cochabamba and La Serena is 1485 km. The road distance is 1985 km.

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The best way to get from Cochabamba to La Serena without a car is to bus which takes 28h 9m and costs $70 - $120.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from Cochabamba to La Serena, including transfers.

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Cochabamba to La Serena bus services, operated by Trans Paraiso, depart from Cochabamba station.

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The best way to get from Cochabamba to La Serena is to fly which takes 9h 25m and costs $340 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $120 and takes 28h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Cochabamba Airport to La Serena Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 41m and has two stopovers.

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Cochabamba to La Serena bus services, operated by Expreso Norte, arrive at Ter. Buses La Serena station.

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Map of how to get from Cochabamba to La Serena.
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  • Distance: 927.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between Cochabamba, Bolivia and La Serena, Chile?

Boliviana de Aviación, LATAM Chile and Amaszonas fly from Cochabamba to La Serena 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cochabamba to La Serena via Iquique and Terminal Rodoviario de Iquique in around 28h 9m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cochabamba to La Serena via La Paz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Cochabamba to La Serena via Santa Cruz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Cochabamba to La Serena via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
13h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from La Paz to La Serena via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from La Paz to La Serena via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Arica to La Serena via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Santa Cruz to La Serena via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Santa Cruz to La Serena via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Arica to La Serena via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Bus operators
Flota Bolivar
Phone
+591 2 2281973 La Paz / 4 4221819 Cochabamba / 3 3625458 Santa Cruz / 4 6453849 Sucre / 4 6830856 Yacuiba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Normal
$6 - $9
Semicama
$10 - $13
Cama
$13 - $15
Cisne Tours
Phone
+591 2 2281937
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
La Paz: +(591) 2282263, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Expreso Cochabamba
Phone
Potosí: +(591)-26243362
Website
es-es.facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Transporte Jumbo Bus Bolivia
Phone
+591 2 2281832 / 2281726
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Flota Urkupiña
Phone
+591 3 68211263
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Mopar
Phone
+591 3 3323001 / 2 2282154
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Arica
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Iquique
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Colchane
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Salvador
Phone
+56 58 222 8547
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Cochabamba to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Cochabamba to Iquique
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Terminal Rodoviario de Iquique to Ter. Buses La Serena
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Expreso Norte
Bus from Iquique to La Serena
Ave. Duration
17h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
Expreso Norte
Semi Cama
$34
Cama
$47
Bus from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
12h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Expreso Norte
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Iquique to La Serena
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$30 - $45
Salón Cama
$50 - $75
Bus from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$23 - $35
Salón Cama
$35 - $55
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique Rodovario to La Serena
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
pasajebus.com
Semi Cama
$28 - $55
Premium
$55 - $80
Cama
$80 - $120
Bus from Iquique - Esmeralda to La Serena
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
pasajebus.com
Semi Cama
$28 - $55
Premium
$55 - $80
Cama
$85 - $120
Bus from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
pasajebus.com
Semi Cama
$19 - $40
Premium
$45 - $65
Cama
$55 - $80
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Iquique to La Serena
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Buses Evans
Website
busesevans.com
Bus from Iquique to La Serena
Ave. Duration
14h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busesevans.com
Bus from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busesevans.com
Bus Fer
Phone
+59 17 940 7111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Colchane to Iquique
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
facebook.com
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Iquique to La Serena
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Atacama VIP
Phone
+56 02 720 5206
Website
avip.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
12h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl

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Yes, the driving distance between Cochabamba to La Serena is 1985 km. It takes approximately 25h 26m to drive from Cochabamba to La Serena.

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Boliviana de Aviación and LATAM Chile offer flights from Cochabamba Airport to La Serena Airport.

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There are 1809+ hotels available in La Serena. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cochabamba to Cochabamba Airport is to bus which takes 9m and costs $1.

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